Bonus Bucks: November 2008 Archives

Squawk Box

Question: In our Spirits of the Holidays slideshow, how does Gary Vaynerchuk describe Connemara Irish Single Malt?

Answer: the Scotch drinker's Irish

Squawk on the Street

Question: Which strategist told CNBC on Wednesday that investors ought to start buying into the 2009 recovery surge?

Answer: Allen Sinai of Decision Economics

The Call

Question: At the Financial Follies this year, how much did water cost during the cocktail hour?

Answer: $6

Power Lunch

Question: Question: In Daryl Guppy's blog post about "Identifying Capitulation", what World War II metaphor does he use for the market?

Answer: Stuka dive bomber

Weekly Quiz

Question: Publicly traded companies release earnings?

Answer: Quarterly

Squawk Box

Question: Which strategist told CNBC Monday that Citigroup's common stock "was toast"?

Answer: Christopher Whalen

Squawk on the Street

Question: According to Jon Najarian's Nov. 24 Stock Blog post, how far is Nucor stock off its summertime high?

Answer: down 70%

The Call

Question: How long has Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal been a Citigroup shareholder?

Answer: more than 18 years

Power Lunch

Question: According to the feature, Holiday Shopping with Deflated Stocks, what could you buy with a share of Microsoft?

Answer: 10 lb. Butterball turkey

Street Signs

Question: When Fast Money's Dylan Ratigan appeared on The View, he used what metaphor to explain vanished credit?

Answer: money heaven

Closing Bell

Question: Which bank stocks does Peter Sorrentino of Huntington Asset Advisors see in a "huge" 2009 rally?

Answer: Wells Fargo

Weekly Quiz

Question: Publicly traded companies release earnings?

Answer: Quarterly

Squawk Box

Question: When does Mike Duke effectively take the CEO post at Walmart?

Answer: Feb. 1, 2009

Squawk on the Street

Question: Which central banker told CNBC Friday that his peers seek a "new world order"?

Answer: Brazil's Henrique De Campos Meirelles

The Call

Question: Which super-investor told the Fast Money team Thursday that the dollar is going to drop "like a stone"?

Answer: Peter Schiff

Power Lunch

Question: What nightmarish phrase did Pimco's Mohammed El-Erian use to warn bank investors?

Answer: "the unthinkable"

Street Signs

Question: Which strategist told CNBC Friday, "All financials will be owned by the U.S. government in a year"?

Answer: Hugh Hendry

Closing Bell

Question: In Allen Wastler's Nov. 20 blog post, who is the first possible Treasury Secretary candidate he names?

Answer: Timothy Geithner

Weekly Quiz

Question: Publicly traded companies release earnings?

Answer: Quarterly

Squawk Box

Question: According to Julia Boorstin, how much revenue did China Central TV's primetime ad space auction yield?

Answer: nearly $1.4 billion

Squawk on the Street

Question: What disaster did Jim Paulsen of Wells Capital Management say "we've created" this week?

Answer: TARP crisis No. 2

The Call

Question: Jim Cramer said HP's Q4 pre-announcement yielded no "pin action." Who did he say could have benefited from that action?

Answer: all of the above

Power Lunch

Question: Which investor said Thursday that they'd raise their Citigroup stake by 1%?

Answer: Saudi Prince Alwaleed

Street Signs

Question: Which strategist told CNBC there won't be a bottom 'til Valentine's Day?

Answer: BlackRock

Closing Bell

Question: On Thursday, Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway lost 48.1% from its all-time high. Where did it close?

Answer: at $77,500 a share

Weekly Quiz

Question: The Dow Jones Industrial Average consist of

Answer: 30 stocks

Squawk Box

Question: According to our Big Budget Events slideshow, how much did the Louisiana Purchase cost in today's dollars?

Answer: $217 billion

Squawk on the Street

Question: On the day KISS frontman Gene Simmons rang NYSE's opening bell, whose employees rang Nasdaq's bell?

Answer: Rambus

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The Call

Question: According to Jeffrey Saut of Raymond James, when did the market bottom?

Answer: Oct. 10

Power Lunch

Question: What did Pentagon press secretary Geoff Morrell say is the solution to marine pirate attacks?

Answer: a holistic approach

Street Signs

Question: In Jim Cramer's Wednesday Lightning Round OT, which stocks did the Mad Money man praise?

Answer: British Petroleum

Closing Bell

Question: According to research firm IDC, global info tech spending will grow by how much in 2009?

Answer: 2.6%

Weekly Quiz

Question: The Dow Jones Industrial Average consist of

Answer: 30 stocks

Squawk Box

Question: On Nov. 17, which ag stock did Pete Najarian praise for its "phenomenal pipeline"?

Answer: Monsanto

Squawk on the Street

Question: In Tuesday's "CEOs Sound Off", which chief executives gave CNBC their outlooks?

Answer: All of the above

The Call

Question: What does Click Capital Research's Colin Gillis fear about investing in Yahoo?

Answer: the wait for a new CEO

Power Lunch

Question: On Tuesday, analyst Tina Vital offered CNBC her oil stock picks. Which company is on her 4-star list?

Answer: Marathon Oil

Street Signs

Question: How much of ConocoPhillips did Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway hold, as of Sept. 30?

Answer: 84 million shares

Closing Bell

Question: According to Daryl Guppy, what sort of traders use a "pump and dump" strategy?

Answer: desperate individuals

Weekly Quiz

Question: The Dow Jones Industrial Average consist of

Answer: 30 stocks

Squawk Box

Question: According to the Stock Blog post, Options Action: Dangerous Videogame Play, what must happen for the break-even trade?

Answer: stock must drop more than 8%

Squawk on the Street

Question: In Friday's Stop Trading! segment, Trouble for Coal, Jim Cramer said which energy stock has a 'double whammy'?

Answer: Kinder Morgan

The Call

Question: In the Stock Blog post, Five Stocks to Fight The Recession, how does Manuel Schiffres label Pfizer?

Answer: All of the above

Power Lunch

Question: In Vince Farrell's blog post, Lower Oil Price Equals A Tax Cut, the CIO offers what scientific view of petroleum 'info'?

Answer: dissection

Street Signs

Question: Enjoy our Holiday Cigars slideshow. Now name the only 2-time winner of Cigar Aficionado's No. 1 Cigar of the Year.

Answer: The PadrĂ³n Family

Closing Bell

Question: In "Apple Investors' Hope for the Holidays" which "long-time" tech industry analyst does Jim Goldman refer to?

Answer: Gene Munster

Weekly Quiz

Question: The Dow Jones Industrial Average consist of

Answer: 30 stocks

Squawk on the Street

Question: At the start of the Oct. 29 CNBC.com video, Solid Gold Demand, how high is the Dow as displayed onscreen?

Answer: 9084.47

The Call

Question: In the Market Insider post, Stocks That Survived 1929, which Jazz Age stock is not on the list?

Answer: National Salt

Power Lunch

Question: In Matt Nesto's Oct. 31 stock blog post, what 'No. 1' gainer did he call the 'hottest stock on Earth'?

Answer: Office Depot

Street Signs

Question: In the story, Stocks Could Get a Short Post-Election Bounce, who said Obama offered markets a "big positive"?

Answer: Bruce Fenton of Atlantic Financial

Closing Bell

Question: Our slideshow, The Many Sides Of Sarah Palin, depicts her meeting "Vikings and Valkyries" in which ethnic festival?

Answer: Norwegian

Weekly Quiz

Question: The Dow Jones Industrial Average consist of

Answer: 30 stocks

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